Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H)

The Office of Science (SC) has a NEPA Compliance Officer on staff to coordinate all NEPA compliance and support matters at its laboratories. Responsibilities include managing the review and approval of NEPA documentation of SC Headquarter programs, and working with Department of Energy (DOE) Science programs and other DOE Headquarters Program Offices conducting research at SC facilities. SC takes a proactive approach in meeting the environmental and decision-making goals of NEPA and associated Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations by developing and implementing:

  • Policy and management expectations
  • NEPA guidance and procedures
  • NEPA Quality Awards program to recognize achievements

Visit EPA's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance siteExternal link

Visit DOE's Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance site

Visit SC's Categorical Exclusions and NEPA Documents page

Public Inquiries

Mr. Kim Abbott
NEPA Document Manager
U.S. Department of Energy Berkeley Site Office
1 Cyclotron Road, MS: 90-1023
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 486-7909
Fax: (510) 486-5091

Media Inquiries

Ms. Lauren Martinez
BSO Public Affairs Specialist
U.S. Department of Energy Berkeley Site Office
1 Cyclotron Road, MS: 90-1023
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 486-4377
Fax: (510) 486-5091

Berkeley Site Office Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations

Categorical Exclusion Determination Documents (CX Determinations): *

Determination Date Name of Action: Description Categorical Exclusion NumberExternal link
05/08/2015 LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) Dark Matter Project LB-CX-15-04.pdf file (123KB) B1.15; B1.31; B3.6
04/21/2015 Construction and Operation of the Integrative Genomics Building at the Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory LB-CX-15-03.pdf file (158KB) B1.24; B3.6; B3.15; B1.15; B1.33; B3.12
03/24/2015 Offsite Lease Extension and Continued Operation of the Joint Bioenergy Institute and the Advanced Biofuels Process Development Unit - LB-CX-15-05.pdf file (99KB) B1.24; B3.6
11/25/2014 Mid-Scale Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI).pdf file (123KB) B3.6; B1.31
11/14/2014 Lease Extensions to Continue Research Operations at 717 Potter Street, Berkeley, CA (LB-CX-15-01).pdf file (60KB) B1.24; B3.6; B3.12; B3.15
07/29/2014 Offsite Lease Extension and Continued Operation of Kbase at Emery Station 1 5858 Horton Street Emeryville, CA 94608.pdf file (105KB) B1.24
06/17/2014 Lease Extension for Parcels of Land Within the Boundaries of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.pdf file (120KB) B1.24
04/15/2014 Lease Extension for the Existing Leased Space for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO).pdf file (59KB) B1.15; B1.24
09/05/2013 Joint BioEnergy Institute Lease and Operations of Greenhouses at UC Davis.pdf file (77KB) B1.24; B3.6
08/05/2013 Categorical Exclusion Determination for Outdoor, Small- and Pilot-Scale Research and Development.pdf file (192KB) B1.19; B3.1; B3.2; B3.3; B3.7; B3.8; B3.9; B3.11; B3.16; B5.13; B5.25
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